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University of Washington Admissions Update!

University of Washington Admissions Update!

on February 27, 2015 in Admissions Process, Alerts

Update from University of Washington Admissions Despite an increase of 5,000 freshman applications, the UW Office of Admissions is on track to mail decisions from March 15-31. Decisions will be mailed by postal mail as quickly as possible, however, it will take nearly two weeks to finalize all decisions and get them in the mail. […]

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Deadlines

Financial and, in some cases, Merit Aid Deadlines Fast Approaching

Financial and, in some cases, Merit Aid Deadlines Fast Approaching

on January 22, 2015 in Test Deadlines

Check rapidly approaching financial aid deadlines for all of the colleges on your list on their financial aid webpages. Some also require the FAFSA or PROFILE for merit aid, so get familiar with the process at each institution.

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Events

Oxbridge Academic Programs Information Session in Seattle

Oxbridge Academic Programs Information Session in Seattle

on January 22, 2015 in Events & Workshops

Oxbridge Academic Programs will be holding an information session in Seattle very soon.  It’s not too late to sign up.  Anyone wishing to learn more about their summer study programs, for students aged 13-18, in England, France, Spain, New York, and Los Angeles, is welcome to attend. To learn more about Oxbridge Academic Programs, please […]

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Applications

Reflections of Denison University President Adam Weinberg on Students, Parents, Institutions, and Pricing

Reflections of Denison University President Adam Weinberg on Students, Parents, Institutions, and Pricing

on December 15, 2014 in Application Process, Selecting Your College

The new president of Denison University, Adam Weinberg, presented at this year’s IECA conference in Florida. His session, “Reflections of a New College President on Students, Parents, Institutions, and Pricing” provided food for thought with regard to the future of higher education. He cited the results of a recent study performed for Denison—college tours all […]

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Heading to college

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

on June 4, 2013 in Heading to College

Sue Luse, an independent educational consultant, has provided some excellent tips for students heading to college and their families in the IECA blog.

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Paying for college

Financial Aid Update

Financial Aid Update

on December 16, 2014 in Paying for College, Test Deadlines

Now is a good time for families to check all financial aid deadlines and requirements on each college’s financial aid website. Cappex is offering a free online session: The Financial Aid + FAFSA 101 , December 17th, at 4 p.m. PST, and recordings are available if registration is made tomorrow.

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Admissions

Update from Oregon State University

Update from Oregon State University

on February 27, 2015 in Admissions Process

Jarrod Larsen, the Seattle area representative for Oregon State University, provided an update on Oregon State University and answered questions regarding new programs and admissions. Here are some highlights: At OSU, both the College of Engineering and the College of Business provide GPA and course requirements online for future majors and all students who meet […]

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Career Tips

Employers & the Class of 2015

Employers & the Class of 2015

Do you want to know what employers are looking for in college graduates? This interesting article in Forbes summarizes the results of a survey run by The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) a Bethlehem, PA non-profit group that links college career placement offices with employers. Here are the top five: 1. Ability to […]

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